Al-Azhar College centenary | Sunday Observer

Al-Azhar College centenary

Al Azhar College, Hemmathagama in the Kegalle district celebrated the centenary recently. Here alumni pay tribute to their alma mater.
Oh! Al-Azhar, The invaluable resource
thee!
We do not forget forever
Oh! Al-Azhar; The invaluable resource
thee!
We do not forget forever
thy fragrance spreads all over the world producing Azharians as Masters
Oh! Al-Azhar, the invaluable resource
thee!
We do not forget forever
thy esteemed service
extends throughout the world
producing the well learned
being, in the foremost universities
considered to be world famous
extending their fullest co-operation
for thy further progress.
Oh! Al-Azhar, the invaluable resource
thee! We do not forget forever
thy selfless service
making thee become world famous
engendering professionals such as
Doctors, engineers, accountants
Divisional secretaries, secretaries
commissioners etc.
brings a good credit
to strengthen thy title of respects
on the land of thy location
Oh! Al-Azhar, the invaluable resource
thee! We do not forget forever
thy prestigious service
extends throughout the world
producing men of letters
soothing the world by their
magical touch
brings a good credit
being a world famous title.
Oh! Al-Azhar, the invaluable resource
thee! We do not forget forever
thy prestigious service
throughout the world
Engendering the men of good characters
preserving good moral and cultural values
considering their pioneers
giving honour
making thee be a
prominent institution of character building
Oh! Al-Azhar,
the invaluable
resource
thee! We do not forget forever
thy everlasting generosity
throughout the people
producing the Nation
of liberality
pacifying the minds
of all blacks and the whites
the rich and the poor
considering equally as one
nation
of bringing about peace
Oh! Al-Azhar,
the invaluable
resource
thee! We do not forget forever
thy access in reaching
centenary
made me talk about
thy wonderful achievement
in producing a just society
which makes self-sufficiency
of thee

M.J.U.M. Fuard,
Hemmathagama

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